Vulnerability in Internet Explorer allows hackers to steal data

Internet Explorer has a bad reputation for a long time due to its low level of security. Now users can

hack, even if they don't use this browser.

What is known

Security researcher John Page discoveredWeb browser vulnerability in the processing of MHT files. Thanks to this problem, hackers will be able to follow the user or steal his data. Malicious users simply send a malicious file by mail or in any messenger. When the victim clicks on it, the system opens the file in a standard browser.

Vulnerability affects Windows 7, Windows 10 andWindows Server 2012 R2. Microsoft says it will fix the flaw in the next update. Those who still have Internet Explorer installed should specify a different browser that will open MHT files.